Tag: tenants and workers united

Your Views: Private scheming was anti-police

To the editor: In our Dec. 9, 2021, letter “Public debate, private scheming,” we noted that a Freedom of Information Act request had revealed that...

Your Views: Police Review Board is the right step

To the editor: As a longtime resident of Alexandria and the lead organizer at Tenants and Workers United, I write to commend the Alexandria...

Tenants and Workers United holds bilingual candidate forum

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The 15 candidates running for City Council will gather tonight for a bilingual forum held by Tenants and Workers United...

School board keeps police in schools

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] At its Oct. 29 meeting, the Alexandria School Board voted 6-3 to approve a revised memorandum of understanding with the...

Your Views: Broad support for ending SRO program

To the editor: I am writing about the article, “School board considers removing APD from schools,” in the Oct. 22 Alexandria Times. This article was...

School board considers removing APD from schools

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board began conducting its bi-annual review of the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria City Public Schools and...

ACPS reopening raises equity concerns

By Olivia Tucker | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools will begin the fall quarter remotely — a decision that has garnered praise from public-health experts...

Southern Towers tenants protest evictions

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Protesters gathered outside of the Alexandria City Courthouse on Wednesday to protest a wave of eviction notices being filed by...

COVID-19 hits Chirilagua hard

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] It started with a headache and a little bit of a sore throat. It was late March and Silsa Ortiz...

The city’s 2020 census efforts shift dramatically in response to COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Every 10 years, the federal government undertakes the massive effort of trying to count every person living in the country...